Stationery Products To Create An Attractive Home Office

Home office desk

Whether it’s on a long-term basis, or a few days a month, many of us now work or pursue a personal project from home. If you’re one of the lucky…

Brighten up the office with our lighting ideas

Cosy office lighting

As the days grow shorter and colder, the office seems to get chillier and darker. It’s not your imagination: it’s called the winter blues, or seasonal affective disorder. This is…

Christmas Decor Ideas for the Office

Part of the fun of Christmas is putting up the decorations, but it’s even more enjoyable when you make some of the ornaments yourself.  Instead of trotting out the same…

Top 7 office chairs

Top 7 office chairs

It’s hard to choose the right office furniture. With so much choice out there, and the demand to meet the differing needs of your team, we’re here to help. This…

Halloween Office Party Ideas

Halloween office party ideas

Not all offices like to have fun, but we do! We’re celebrating Halloween with a dress code change on 28th October. (no one wants to come to work dressed as…

Winter warmers: office packed lunch

Winter warmers lunch idea

When it’s cold outside, possibly raining, it’s hard to think about what a healthy winter warmer lunch could be, let alone muster the courage to spend time in the kitchen…

How to work smarter, not harder

Man at desk working smart

“Hard working individual”… have you heard that before? Like most of the population you probably have this written on your CV – but what does it mean? Does working hard…

7 hacks to a germ free office

How to have a germ free office

The cold weather has changed a few things around here at UK Office Direct. We’re all a bit colder in the mornings and a few of us have the sniffles….

Office Life: Then and Now

Big, sleek exec-style desks, posh seating areas (with couches for afternoon naps), and lots of fancy barware for mixing cocktails, would we actually love (or even survive) 1960s office life? Office…

How to Handle Nightmare Colleagues

We all have that special person whose presence undermines and infuriates us, and just by drawing breath it seems they are precision engineered to make our day harder. They seemingly…